Two-handled jar (amphora) depicting Athena and Apollo

Greek
Early Classical Period
about 450 B.C.
the Nausicaa Painter


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Height: 51.4 cm (20 1/4 in.); diameter: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

96.719

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure technique

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Panathenaic; Side A: Athena and a lyre (Apollo) player. On top step of platform on which the musician stands is inscribed (add Greek)
Side B: Hermes and Poseidon, vis-á-vis.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Perhaps found at Nola.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund